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paraganglion

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noun para·gan·gli·on \-ˈgaŋ-glē-ən\

Medical Definition of paraganglion

plural para·gan·glia \-glē-ə\play

  1. :  one of numerous collections of chromaffin tissue associated with the collateral and chain ganglia of the sympathetic nerves and similar in structure to the medulla of the adrenal glands

  2. para·gan·gli·on·ic \-ˌgaŋ-glē-ˈän-ik\play adjective




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